The FIM E-Xplorer World Cup is excited to reveal that the first round of Season Two will take place at the Expo’70 Commemorative Park in Osaka, Japan on February 17th, 2024. This will be the series’ first event outside of Europe and will kickstart its journey towards becoming an international championship. With a shared focus on pushing technological boundaries and promoting sustainable growth, Osaka was the perfect choice for launching the upcoming season in partnership with E-Xplorer.
President of Motorcycle Federation Japan, Tetsuo Suzuki, said: “The FIM E-Xplorer World Cup, which uses electric vehicles and mixed team of men and women, is here to be held in Osaka the venue of the 2025 World Expo and we are very exciting to be able to hold the event. We understand that this is the result of the efforts of various people involved, and I would like to express my deep gratitude to all parties, and we believe that our efforts will definitely drive the future of motorcycle sports. This World Cup event is a new type of team competition that is completely different from previous competitions, so it will develop new fans and create new star riders and teams.”
Not only will the Global Promoter E-Xplorer provide a thrilling experience, but it also guarantees that spectators will have an amazing time with live music and a variety of local culinary delights and refreshing drinks to enhance their enjoyment of the event.
FIM E-Xplorer World Cup Co-Founder, Carina Munte, said: “I am thrilled to bring E-Xplorer to Japan, a country with an immense heritage in terms of motorcycle racing and technological innovation. Making our debut in Asia will create a memorable footprint of our championship in the world of motorsport. We have been working effectively with Osaka’s Prefecture and we are extremely grateful for their help and support throughout the process.”
Osaka is a vibrant metropolis filled with both modern and historical sites, all bustling with energy. The destination for the weekend is Expo’70 Commemorative Park, situated north of the Yodo River that runs through the city. The scenery is breathtaking, with over 5000 Japanese Cherry Trees scattered throughout the park. The race course will be set up in front of the famous Temple of the Sun, located in the beautiful Festival Plaza.